Which Country Produces the Most Chicken Meat?

Chicken Meat Production (kt), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 172 countries in 2016, USA ranked the highest in chicken meat production with 18,708 kt followed by Brazil and China. On the other end of the scale was Equatorial Guinea with 0.252 kt, Luxembourg with 0.263 kt and Mongolia with 0.459 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Chicken Meat Production indicator page.

Chicken Meat Production Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Argentina kt 1,598 1,779 1,903 1,921 1,934
Brazil kt 10,693 11,422 11,535 11,964 12,504
China kt 11,592 11,962 12,623 12,785 12,257
India kt 2,193 2,483 2,682 2,849 3,045
Indonesia kt 1,540 1,665 1,734 1,838 1,939
Iran kt 1,666 1,783 1,871 1,967 2,033
Japan kt 1,417 1,378 1,457 2,079 2,128
Mexico kt 2,681 2,765 2,792 2,808 2,880
Poland kt 1,123 1,162 1,411 1,517 1,638
Russia kt 2,563 2,895 3,299 3,457 3,770
South Africa kt 1,472 1,486 1,489 1,672 1,717
Thailand kt 1,220 1,262 1,541 1,611 1,757
Turkey kt 1,444 1,613 1,724 1,758 1,895
USA kt 16,971 17,111 17,035 17,397 17,729
United Kingdom kt 1,376 1,353 1,379 1,443 1,442